1. The Best Seat In The World

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    A documentary looking at this historic London sporting venue. Herne Hill Velodrome was built in 1891 and later played home to the 1948 Olympic track cycling. As billions of pounds are pumped into the 2012 Olympics, we take a look at the site's recent financial troubles, the campaign to save it and a wider look at cycling culture in Britain today. Director: Danny McGuinness Producer: Lucia Dehez thebestseatintheworld.tumblr.com thebestseatintheworld@gmail.com @thebestseat

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      The former Olympic venue has known some hard times, with its main building now closed down due to deterioration, and political feuds that stopped any long term redevelopment. The present state of the velodrome and the battle for it’s future are the back drop to a series of moving interviews with cycling enthusiasts ranging from a 1948 Olympic medallist who rode to victory at Herne Hill, to eight-year-old track users, all of whom want the track to stay open.

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        A documentary about Herne Hill Velodrome. The track has known some hard times with its main building now closed-down due to deterioration and political feuds that stopped any long term redevelopment. This is the back drop to a series of moving interviews with cycling enthusiasts that range from a 1948 Olympic medallist to eight-year-old track users who all want the track to stay open. thebestseatintheworld@gmail.com

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          A documentary about Herne Hill Velodrome. The track has known some hard times with its main building now closed-down due to deterioration and political feuds that stopped any long term redevelopment. This is the back drop to a series of moving interviews with cycling enthusiasts that range from a 1948 Olympic medallist to eight-year-old track users who all want the track to stay open.

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